Rainbow Watercolour Background I’ve already shown you one version of how to do a Rainbow Watercolour Background but today I bring you another or alternative way to achieve this background. This is a much easier way to achieve a Rainbow Watercolour Background than the technique I brought to you last week. Watch the video to see how easy it is: Now, did you go and raid some poor child’s art supplies or rush off to the dollar store to purchase… Read more »

Marker Watercolour Background Don’t you just love a quick and easy background to enhance your card making? Marker Watercolour Background is just one such technique, that you need to try. I’ve used the 2016 – 2018 In Color Stampin’ Write Markers of Sweet Sugarplum, Peekaboo Peach and Dapper Denim for the background on this card. I added a layer of Sweet Sugarplum behind the Shimmery White background piece and I think it gives the whole card a 3D effect. A… Read more »

Watercolor Pencil Shimmer Do you like shimmer? Do you like glimmer? I’ve combined both with this gorgeous technique Watercolor Pencil Shimmer. Another technique to use your Watercolor Pencils with and this technique gives your card lots of pretty sparkle. Now this technique is quite simple plus I share some tips on using less ribbon to tie a knot, adding Stampin’ Dimensionals to the back of your Dragonflies and how to make a ‘rectangle’ for your Shimmery Watercolor Pencil background. Just… Read more »

Watercolor Pencil Spritz Background Don’t you just love the Watercolor Pencils and all the techniques you can use them for. They’ve opend up so many variations. So, today’s post is about Watercolor Pencil Spritz Background and involves laying down colour and then spritzing with water. Here’s a sample: You’ll love how easy this technique is and the extra tips I give you to make your card making easier. If you don’t have the Stampin’ Up! Watercolor Pencils yet, you need… Read more »

Watercolor Wash with Delicate Details Here’s another technique Video today and today I’m using Delicate Details with a Watercolor Wash. I’ve also used Avant Garden on one of the cards. Both Delicate Details and Avant Garden will be retiring on 31st March 2017 as Sale-A-Bration ends. So get them before they’re gone. Don’t be like this 🙂 Place an order for A$90 before shipping and choose 1 FREE product from the Sale-A-Bration Brochure (products available only while stocks last). I’ll… Read more »

Yummy Tummy Birthday Yummy Tummy Birthday is another card I was asked by a friend to make two cards for boys who will be turning 3 shortly. I’ve already shared one of the cards previously and here’s the second card. Yummy In My Tummy is a gorgeous stamp set featuring very friendly looking monsters. The Large Number Framelit Dies came in handy to die cut the numeral 3 from Real Red card stock and the balloons were punched out using… Read more »

Rainbow Reinker Technique The Rainbow Reinker Technique is a fun little technique to use for backgrounds on your cards or projects. They would look good as a panel on a box or other 3D project. Watch the video to see how it’s done (and to see how it’s not done – I had a couple of unexpected creations). Measurements & Instructions Card base 21 cm x 14.8 cm scored and folded at 10.5 cm or 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″… Read more »

WWYS #108 // Dragonfly Dreams  Time for another challenge post and this week I’m participating in What Will You Stamp’s Challenge #108 using the Dragonfly Dreams stamp set. I just love this set. It’s so versatile and who doesn’t like Dragonflies?  Now, I’ve tried a new technique today called Reinker Rainbow and I’ll have a video on how to do it tomorrow. I’ve used one of the pieces I made for a background for today’s card. The Dragonfly is cut… Read more »

Goody Bag Now, you will love this Goody Bag. It’s quick and easy to make. You can use Designer Series Paper on the front if you wish, I’ve used the Layering Squares Framelit Dies for the scallop edge on the topper and lastly ended with the Layering Circle Dies to make the hole in the front of the bag. . Watch the Video or scroll down for all the instructions Don’t miss another episode, subscribe to my channel today. Thank… Read more »

Laying Down Colour – Blender Pen Technique This is a technique I did a Video for, for my Watercolor Bundle Virtual Class. It’s a really easy technique to do but quite effective. Using the technique, you can actually make your own colours using Stampin’ Up!’s Watercolor Pencils. So, it’s fun to mix the colours just to see what alternatives you can come up with. Having some Grid Paper under your work definitely helps too. I also drew a faux frame… Read more »